Daily Archives: 3 years ago

PHL welcomes US study on China’s maritime claims

The Philippine government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs, welcomes US Department of State study entitled, China: Maritime Claims in the South China Sea. US government finds in the study that “China has not clarified its maritime claims associated with the dashed-line maps in a manner consistent with international law.” “The various maps published by […]

Brand-new second lieutenants and ensigns to join PA, PN, PAF

One hundred and forty-six graduates of the Officers Candidate Courses were formally commissioned as second lieutenants and ensigns. These brand-new military officers will join the Philippine Army (67), Philippine Navy (47) the Philippine Air Force (34). “Alam kong gagawin ninyo ang tama, dahil tiwala akong nakikita ninyo ang magandang bunga sa pagtahak natin sa tuwid […]

PHL government declares one-month ceasefire

Philippine government declares a one-month ceasefire against the New People’s Army in the spirit of yuletide season, New Year and Papal visit. “Government has always wished to provide for our people’s peaceful and joyful celebration of this holy season and a hope-filled welcome to a new year,” Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said. “It will also […]

Murder case filed against US serviceman Pemberton

City Prosecutor’s office of Olongapo has charged U.S. Marine Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton with murder with regards to the killing of a Filipino transgender, Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude. “It’s murder,” City Prosecutor Emily delos Santos told reporters. “You can see the kind of cruelty she (Laude) endured, the injuries she sustained. We believe we […]

Manila International Airport Authority investigates viral video

Manila International Airport Authority said that it is investigating the video that went viral on social networking sites over the weekend involving an airport police and a taxi driver. MIAA said the incident happened last December 12 at Ninoy Aquino International Airport – Terminal three departure area. The taxi driver, Boots Ymata, was inquested for […]